The Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Ms. Iryna Venediktova visited Estonia to meet with Estonian counterparts and obtain additional insight regarding best international practices in digital transformation of the prosecutorial service implemented in Estonia.
Ms. Venediktova arrived in Estonia on June 30th and met with the Prosecutor General of Estonia, Mr. Andres Parmas, the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Mr. Andres Sutt, as well as the Speaker of the Estonian Parliament, Mr. Jüri Ratas. The Prosecutors General of Estonia and Ukraine signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the aim to improve cooperation between two states.
The high-level delegation of representatives from the Office of the Prosecutor General, Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Digital Transformation, and the National Police of Ukraine, arrived in Estonia on June 28th. The goal of the visit was to enhance the group’s knowledge regarding Estonia’s experience in creating and managing an electronic case management system (eCMS).
Additionally, the Ukrainian officials had the opportunity to increase their knowledge regarding many strategic topics, such as the work of Estonian Prosecutors Office, Estonian Police and Border Guard Board, the Central Criminal Police, Estonian Courts and Bar Association. This group of high-level representatives were able to glean from these visits current and future developments regarding Estonian judiciary and law enforcement institutional progress in the field of electronic proceedings. The Ukrainian delegation also visited the Centre of Registers and Information Systems, which develops electronic procedures, the State Information System Authority, which presented Estonian cyber security strategy, and the Estonian Forensic Science Institute to get a comprehensive overview of the movement of data, evidence and documents throughout the eCMS procedural chain.
The visit was organized by the Estonian Centre of Eastern Partnership, within the framework of the PRAVO Police programme implemented by United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) funded by the European Union and co-funded by Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the funds of development cooperation and humanitarian aid.